September 21, 2020

The latest: Mississippi reports higher-than-average new coronavirus cases

Mississippi reported an increase over the trailing averages in new COVID-19 coronavirus cases Wednesday along with more than 20 additional deaths.

On Wednesday, the state reported 711 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 22 new deaths Wednesday. Six of the deaths reported Wednesday actually occurred between August 23 and September 9.

In total, 91,234 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 79,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,756 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases rose to 490 with Wednesday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped to 491 cases per day.

Totals of all reported COVID-19 cases for 2020, including those in long-term care (LTC) facilities.

The numbers in this table are provisional. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The data provided below is the most current available.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 881 33 47 12
Alcorn 746 10 18 2
Amite 303 10 14 2
Attala 633 25 90 20
Benton 208 1 2 0
Bolivar 1750 64 197 25
Calhoun 506 12 25 4
Carroll 306 12 45 9
Chickasaw 631 24 43 13
Choctaw 177 5 3 0
Claiborne 447 16 43 9
Clarke 519 37 59 17
Clay 559 16 16 1
Coahoma 1089 26 79 2
Copiah 1145 33 46 4
Covington 787 21 28 6
De Soto 5276 53 63 13
Forrest 2294 68 170 40
Franklin 183 3 3 1
George 740 13 27 6
Greene 333 16 36 6
Grenada 1026 34 105 20
Hancock 544 20 9 4
Harrison 3660 71 237 29
Hinds 6884 152 400 62
Holmes 1076 58 100 20
Humphreys 368 15 21 6
Issaquena 102 3 0 0
Itawamba 729 21 77 16
Jackson 3326 66 75 7
Jasper 532 14 1 0
Jefferson 234 9 12 3
Jefferson Davis 317 11 3 1
Jones 2340 77 180 37
Kemper 284 15 39 9
Lafayette 1993 39 122 28
Lamar 1548 33 27 11
Lauderdale 1977 122 260 71
Lawrence 421 12 26 2
Leake 932 35 17 2
Lee 2515 66 153 30
Leflore 1332 79 189 45
Lincoln 1026 52 142 32
Lowndes 1380 57 98 33
Madison 3164 85 238 45
Marion 828 32 73 9
Marshall 1059 14 31 6
Monroe 1166 65 162 50
Montgomery 444 20 47 9
Neshoba 1513 103 111 37
Newton 742 22 34 7
Noxubee 539 15 19 4
Oktibbeha 1725 49 193 31
Panola 1403 26 13 2
Pearl River 833 49 71 20
Perry 382 16 15 3
Pike 1198 48 80 21
Pontotoc 1196 16 7 1
Prentiss 773 17 48 3
Quitman 359 5 0 0
Rankin 3121 73 154 18
Scott 1149 25 17 3
Sharkey 258 11 43 8
Simpson 998 41 104 18
Smith 515 14 54 8
Stone 345 11 50 7
Sunflower 1369 43 69 11
Tallahatchie 725 17 29 3
Tate 943 37 32 13
Tippah 620 16 5 0
Tishomingo 640 35 96 24
Tunica 470 13 12 2
Union 962 23 46 11
Walthall 585 25 67 13
Warren 1362 49 113 24
Washington 2147 71 110 23
Wayne 864 21 60 10
Webster 326 13 52 11
Wilkinson 299 17 20 5
Winston 718 19 40 11
Yalobusha 410 14 35 7
Yazoo 1025 27 46 8
Total 91,234 2,756 5,743 1,146